Shandur Festival: Polo at the Roof of the World

Posted on July 7, 2008
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Manzoor Ali Shah The 2008 edition of Pakistan’s famous Shandur Polo festival starts today. It will continue for three days. This polo tournament, organized by Gilgit and Chitral polo clubs, will be played at Shandur Pass which is considered as the the highest Polo Ground in the World. The game of polo has been played [...]

Will the ‘Carrot and Stick’ Work in NWFP?

Posted on June 30, 2008
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Manzoor Ali Shah The situation in NWFP is gradually slipping away from the control of government in the face of mounting militant’s attacks in the province and FATA. Amid the fears that the Peshawar too could fall to the militants, authorities have launched an operation in the neighboring Khyber Agency against a militant organization Lashkar-e-Islam [...]

Linguistic Diversity in NWFP

Posted on May 7, 2008
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Manzoor Ali Shah The NWFP has always been in limelight, but for wrong reasons. From the British raj’s Afghan wars in eighteenth century to Russian invasion in 1979 and American ouster of Taliban from Kabul in 2002, NWFP had been pivotal to the imperialistic designs, as it provides road access to Afghanistan. Later, the emergence [...]

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